Superdelegate: ‘We’re Not Rigging The Process, We’re Part Of The Process’

Steve Guest Media Reporter
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Donna Brazile, a former adviser to Bill Clinton and Al Gore’s former presidential campaign manager, claims that superdelegates do not rig the Democratic election because “we’re part of the process.”

Appearing on “CNN Newsroom With Brooke Baldwin” on Wednesday, Brazile, former chair of the Democratic National Committee, said, “Superdelegates are part of this process. You remove us, it’s like taking the rough out of a gumbo. You’ve had gumbo before, take the roux out–”

Host Brooke Baldwin interjected, “It’s no good.”  (RELATED: ‘Morning Joe’: ‘Why Does The Democratic Party Even Have Voting Booths? This System Is So Rigged’ [VIDEO])

“So we’re part of this process because party leaders decided when they made all these reforms back in the late 70s and beginning of 1980s that they wanted party leaders and elected officials to have role in the process,” Brazile suggested. “We are part of the process. You cannot remove us from the process. Especially now, because you know we are in the middle of the game.”

“But there are things we might be able to do in the future to ensure that superdelegates are not seen as some alien species trying to take away the will of the people. We are not,” Brazile claimed. (RELATED: CNN’s Tapper Challenges DNC Chair To Explain ‘Rigged’ Superdelegate System [VIDEO])

“We have never overturned the election. I respect Senator Sanders. I respect Secretary Clinton. I am neutral. I’m going to remain neutral. So we’re not rigging the process, we’re part of the process,” Brazile claimed. (RELATED: CNN Anchor On Democratic Superdelegates: ‘Sounds Like The System Is Rigged’ [VIDEO])

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